reindeer herders camp near Salekhard in the Soviet Arctic National Geographic February 1983  Dean Conger

kicker-of-elves: “ reindeer herders camp near Salekhard in the Soviet Arctic National Geographic February 1983 Dean Conger ”

Tsaatan (Dukha) reindeer people nomads in Mongolia. By Hamid Sadar/Corbis News from "Mongolia - In Search of the Valley of Gold." 2005

Tsaatan (Dukha) reindeer people nomads in Mongolia. By Hamid Sadar/Corbis News from "Mongolia - In Search of the Valley of Gold.

TC Yunus Adıgüzel

TC Yunus Adıgüzel

Targutlar - Torgutok - Türk Asya

Models display the women's costume of Mongolian ethnic group from Ongniud during a cultural festival in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

Sekeller - Székelyek - Секеи - Székelys

Sekeller - Székelyek - Секеи - Székelys

Kaşkaylar - Qaşqay Eli - Кашкай - Türk Asya - Asian Turkish, Тюрки России

Kaşkaylar - Qaşqay Eli - Кашкай - Türk Asya - Asian Turkish, Тюрки России

Buryatlar - Buryats - Burjátok - Буряты - Türk Asya - Bilig Bitig, Asian Turkish, Тюрки России

Buryatlar - Buryats - Burjátok - Буряты - Türk Asya - Bilig Bitig, Asian Turkish, Тюрки России

Mongolia is twice the size of Texas, but home to only 2.6 million people. The sparse, desolate lands are difficult to live on and the frigid winters are harsh and overbearing, which is why the country’s Dukha people have relied heavily on reindeer in nearly every facet of their lives for thousands of years.

Photographer Brings Mongolia’s Disappearing Reindeer People Right To Your Desktop

Mongolia is twice the size of Texas, but home to only 2.6 million people. The sparse, desolate lands are difficult to live on and the frigid winters are harsh and overbearing, which is why the country’s Dukha people have relied heavily on reindeer in nearly every facet of their lives for thousands of years.

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